Bean signs deal to boost U's

Colchester have signed Marcus Bean from League One rivals Brentford, who recently showed the experienced midfielder the door.

Last Updated: 08/06/12 at 14:08

Bean: Signed for Colchester

Bean: Signed for Colchester

The 27-year-old, a free agent after being released by the Bees at the end of last season, has signed a three-year contract at the Community Stadium.

Us boss John Ward told the club's official website: "Marcus is a big, strong midfielder who brings power to that part of the pitch and can score goals too.

"He has a good pedigree and has proved he can cope with being at the top end of this division."

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